The specialist family court that cares about keeping families together

Peter Wandle’s son was removed at birth by social services. The family court FDAC presented the new father with a stark choice: abandon his drug-taking and drinking or lose parental rights. Five years on, Wandle takes his young son to school every day.Such specialist courts – like those focusing on drug or domestic violence offences [...]

By |2015-02-05T16:09:34+00:00February 5th, 2015|adoption, Family Law|

LGBT parents worried about legal recognition

A survey commissioned by LGBT Diversity has found that the primary concern for LGBT parents was the potential for interference with the custody rights of a non-biological parent. The survey of 153 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents found that the vast majority experienced acceptance from family, friends and workmates. However, nearly half also experienced discrimination and [...]

By |2014-01-22T09:39:42+00:00January 22nd, 2014|adoption, Family Law, LGBT, News|
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